27 Benny Wanger
27 Benny Wanger
Height: 6-3
Weight: 220
Bats/Throws: L/R
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Newton, MA
High School: Belmont Hill
Position: 1B/RHP
Major: Economics and Environmental Engineering
Bats/Throws: L/R
Residential College: Saybrook
gp 5
avg .467
hr 1
rbi 3
r 4
sb 2

2018: Named All-Ivy First Team as a relief pitcher and All-Ivy Second Team as a first baseman...2018 NEIBA Division I All-New England Third Team...Named Ivy League Co-Player and Pitcher of the Week on April 10.

2017: Named 2017 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. I Northeast All-Region First Team selection... Named New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) Division I All-New England First Team... Unanimous All-Ivy First Team selection..Named first team All-American (D-I) by Jewish Sports Review...Named Ivy League Player of the Week on April 10... Team-leading 48 RBI in 35 games played as the team's primary designated hitter... Hit .322 in 121 at bats with a .417 on-base percentage... Smashed two homers and drove in five in the Ivy League Championship-clinch 11-7 win over Penn on May 16... Drove in 35 runs in 20 Ivy League regular season games, and in conference play was among the top five in home runs (5), total bases (50) and slugging percentage (.694).

2016: Made 44 appearances and 40 starts at first base for the Bulldogs… Hit .245 with 15 runs, 26 hits, four doubles, one triple, two home runs, and 11 RBI... Recorded two errors on 269 total chances and tied for a team best 22 double plays… Went 2-for-2 with one home run and two RBI against Hartford on March 30… Appeared in 12 games and made eight starts from the mound… Had an ERA of 7.51 in 38.1 innings of work… Had a ball to strikeout ratio of 26-18… Ended his rookie season with a record of 1-4… Recorded a season high six strikeouts against Wesleyan on April 20. 

Before Yale: Played baseball, football and basketball at Belmont Hill... Played three years on the baseball team... Recorded a 0.73 ERA in 48 innings on the mound in his senior season... Pitched first perfect game in school history... Played defensive end in football for three seasons and forward in basketball for one season... Named Boston Globe Prep All-Scholastic 2015... Independent School League MVP in 2015... All-League ISL in 2013, 2014, and 2015... Prep Baseball Report All-Massachusetts First Team in 2015... Team was ISL Champions in 2013 and 2014... High Honors all four years of high school.

Personal: Son of David and Gwen Wanger...David graduated from Harvard in 1984 and Gwen graduated from Brown in 1984...Three high school teammates playing Division I baseball at Princeton, Bucknell and Northeastern...Sister, Emily, is a member of the Yale class of 2013...Father pitched one season (1981) at Harvard...Mother played lacrosse and field hockey from 1980-82 at Brown... Hobbies include hiking and backpacking.

Recent Games
Apr 24 at Sacred Heart L, 13-10
Apr 27 at Dartmouth L, 7-5
Apr 28 at Dartmouth W, 7-4
Apr 28 at Dartmouth W, 4-0
May 11 Princeton W, 5-4
May 11 Princeton W, 10-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 5 -
Plate appearances 23 0
At Bats 15 -
Runs 4 -
Hits 7 -
Doubles 1 -
Triples - -
Home Runs 1 -
Runs Batted In 3 -
Total bases 11 0
Walks 8 -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts 1 -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play 2 -
Stolen Bases 2 -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average .467 -
On Base Percentage .652 -
Slugging Percentage .733 -
Appearances 1 -
Games started 0 -
Wins 0 -
Losses 0 -
Saves 1 -
Complete Games - -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 1.1 0.0
Hits - -
Runs - -
Earned Runs - -
Walks - -
Strikeouts 3 -
Strikeouts per Game 20.25 .00
Doubles Allowed - -
Triples Allowed - -
Home Runs Allows - -
At Bats Against 4 -
Batting Average Against - -
Earned Run Average 0.00 0.00
Wild pitches - -
Hit Batters - -
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed - -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed - -
Total Chances 58 0
Put Outs 55 -
Assists 3 -
Errors 0 -
Fielding Percentage 1.000 -
Double Plays 8 -
Stolen Bases Allowed - -
Runners Caught Stealing - -
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage - -
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 22 at New Mexico St. L, 19-6 2 2 2 - - 1 1 3 - 2 -
Feb 23 at New Mexico St. L, 14-6 4 1 1 1 - - 1 1 - - -
Feb 23 at New Mexico St. W, 4-2 2 0 0 - - - 0 3 1 - -
Feb 24 at New Mexico St. L, 13-6 5 0 4 - - - 1 - - - -
Mar 1 at New Orleans W, 4-1 2 1 0 - - - 0 1 - - -
Mar 2 at New Orleans L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at New Orleans W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at New Orleans   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Florida L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at Florida L, 15-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at Florida L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at UCF L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 at UCF L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Stetson W, 13-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Stetson L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Stetson W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 Quinnipiac W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Brown W, 15-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Brown L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Brown W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Hartford L, 11-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Cornell L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Cornell W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Cornell   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Cornell W, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Fairfield L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Harvard L, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Harvard L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Harvard W, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Sacred Heart L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Columbia L, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Columbia L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Columbia L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 at Quinnipiac L, 12-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Penn W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Penn W, 9-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Penn W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Sacred Heart L, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Dartmouth L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Dartmouth W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Dartmouth W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Princeton W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Princeton W, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Princeton   - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Feb 22 at New Mexico St. L, 19-6 - - - 5 1 - - - - 5
Feb 23 at New Mexico St. L, 14-6 - - - 2 1 1 1 2 0.50 5
Feb 23 at New Mexico St. W, 4-2 - - - 0 0 1 1 - - 5
Feb 24 at New Mexico St. L, 13-6 - - - 4 0 - 1 - - 5
Mar 1 at New Orleans W, 4-1 - - - 0 0 - - 2 - 3
Mar 2 at New Orleans L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at New Orleans W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at New Orleans   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Florida L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at Florida L, 15-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at Florida L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at UCF L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 at UCF L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Stetson W, 13-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Stetson L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Stetson W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 Quinnipiac W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Brown W, 15-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Brown L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Brown W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Hartford L, 11-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Cornell L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Cornell W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Cornell   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Cornell W, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Fairfield L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Harvard L, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Harvard L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Harvard W, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Sacred Heart L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Columbia L, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Columbia L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Columbia L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 at Quinnipiac L, 12-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Penn W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Penn W, 9-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Penn W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Sacred Heart L, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Dartmouth L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Dartmouth W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Dartmouth W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Princeton W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Princeton W, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Princeton   - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 22 at New Mexico St. L, 19-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 23 at New Mexico St. L, 14-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 23 at New Mexico St. W, 4-2 0 0 0 1 1.1 - - - 0.00 - 3 -
Feb 24 at New Mexico St. L, 13-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 1 at New Orleans W, 4-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 2 at New Orleans L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at New Orleans W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at New Orleans   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Florida L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at Florida L, 15-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at Florida L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at UCF L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 at UCF L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Stetson W, 13-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Stetson L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Stetson W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 Quinnipiac W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Brown W, 15-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Brown L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Brown W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Hartford L, 11-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Cornell L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Cornell W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Cornell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Cornell W, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Fairfield L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Harvard L, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Harvard L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Harvard W, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Sacred Heart L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Columbia L, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Columbia L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Columbia L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 at Quinnipiac L, 12-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Penn W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Penn W, 9-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Penn W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Sacred Heart L, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Dartmouth L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Dartmouth W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Dartmouth W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Princeton W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Princeton W, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Princeton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 22 at New Mexico St. L, 19-6 9 9 0 0 1.000 2 - - - - -
Feb 23 at New Mexico St. L, 14-6 14 13 1 0 1.000 2 - - - - -
Feb 23 at New Mexico St. W, 4-2 13 12 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Feb 24 at New Mexico St. L, 13-6 9 9 0 0 1.000 2 - - - - -
Mar 1 at New Orleans W, 4-1 13 12 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Mar 2 at New Orleans L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at New Orleans W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at New Orleans   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Florida L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at Florida L, 15-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at Florida L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at UCF L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 13 at UCF L, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Stetson W, 13-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Stetson L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Stetson W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 Quinnipiac W, 11-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Brown W, 15-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Brown L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Brown W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Hartford L, 11-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Cornell L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Cornell W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Cornell   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 Cornell W, 7-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Fairfield L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Harvard L, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Harvard L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 at Harvard W, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Sacred Heart L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Columbia L, 8-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Columbia L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Columbia L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 16 at Quinnipiac L, 12-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Penn W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Penn W, 9-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Penn W, 8-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 24 at Sacred Heart L, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Dartmouth L, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Dartmouth W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Dartmouth W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Princeton W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Princeton W, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Princeton   - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2015-16 44 106 15 26 4 1 2 11 23 23 5 - .245 .386 .358
2016-17 35 121 22 39 10 1 8 48 17 27 - - .322 .417 .620
2017-18 43 163 24 32 10 1 3 31 24 52 2 1 .196 .328 .325
2018-19 5 15 4 7 1 - 1 3 8 1 2 - .467 .652 .733
Total 127 405 65 104 25 3 14 93 72 103 9 1 .257 .384 .437
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2015-16 44 2 1 - 38 7 3 33 23 1.43 132
2016-17 35 4 2 - 75 19 1 23 31 0.74 144
2017-18 43 10 4 - 53 14 1 32 49 0.65 201
2018-19 5 - - - 11 2 2 3 4 0.75 23
Total 127 16 7 - 177 42 7 91 107 0.85 500
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2015-16 12 8 1 4 0 - 38.1 53 37 32 18 26 6.10 3 7.51
2016-17 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
2017-18 16 0 2 0 6 - 30.0 21 4 3 10 32 9.60 - 0.90
2018-19 1 0 0 0 1 - 1.1 - - - - 3 20.25 - 0.00
Total 29 8 3 4 7 - 69.2 74 41 35 28 61 7.88 3 4.52
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2015-16 44 269 252 15 2 .993 22 4 1 .200 - -
2016-17 35 20 19 1 0 1.000 2 - - - - -
2017-18 43 423 392 30 1 .998 35 3 - - - -
2018-19 5 58 55 3 0 1.000 8 - - - - -
Total 127 770 718 49 3 .996 67 7 1 .125 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 5 15 4 7 1 - 1 3 8 1 2 - .467 .652 .733
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 15 4 7 1 - 1 3 8 1 2 - .467 .652 .733
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 4 1 0 - - - 0 4 1 - - .000 .500 .000
Losses 3 11 3 7 1 - 1 3 4 - 2 - .636 .733 1.000
-
February 4 13 3 7 1 - 1 3 7 1 2 - .538 .700 .846
March 1 2 1 0 - - - 0 1 - - - .000 .333 .000
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 5 - - - 11 2 2 3 4 0.75 23
Conference - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - 11 2 2 3 4 0.75 23
Neutral - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 2 - - - 0 0 1 1 2 0.50 8
Losses 3 - - - 11 2 1 2 2 1.00 15
-
February 4 - - - 11 2 2 3 2 1.50 20
March 1 - - - 0 0 - - 2 - 3
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 1 0 0 0 1 - 1.1 - - - - 3 20.25 - 0.00
Conference - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Away 1 0 0 0 1 - 1.1 - - - - 3 20.25 - 0.00
Neutral - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Wins 1 0 0 0 1 - 1.1 - - - - 3 20.25 - 0.00
Losses 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
February 1 0 0 0 1 - 1.1 - - - - 3 20.25 - 0.00
March 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 5 58 55 3 0 1.000 8 - - - - -
Conference - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 58 55 3 0 1.000 8 - - - - -
Neutral - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 26 24 2 0 1.000 2 - - - - -
Losses 3 32 31 1 0 1.000 6 - - - - -
-
February 4 45 43 2 0 1.000 7 - - - - -
March 1 13 12 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -